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Breath, Blow a whistle…
June 29, 2019, 8:30 pm10:00 pm
A Performance by Takako Minekawa
Japanese sound artist and vocalist Takako Minekawa has been experimenting with the relationship between the body and tubes. For her new performance produced during her PAM residency, Minekawa animates glass and physiological tubes through a playful score utilizing narrative, movement, and experimental sound techniques to create an environment both familiar and alien.
Keio Inokashira Line of Tokyo Train
When I get on that express, always hear strange sounds
It sounds like a Japanese festival musical sounds , high pitch..
Actually, I think that the speed is so high that I can hear the shrill noise of the air from the gaps in the door.
Yes, it’s a draft..
winter the wind.
I feel some draft
Draft comes in through the gap of the train door
and my breath.
Takako Minekawa was born in Japan on June 3, 1969. She is active in Japan and US and currently lives in Los Angeles. Her primary expression is sound and voice. She most recently presented her collaborative multimedia work, “UNTITLED”, with painter Ippei Matsui in Tokyo in January 2019. She has also presented her work “BOOMBOX-MELLOTRON PROJECT” at Sound Live Tokyo 2013 and multi-channel sound installation “Tokyo Hatsumimi-ku” at Sound Live Tokyo 2015. Since 2012 she has performed with guitarist Dustin Wong.